Our Gospel (Matthew 25:14-30) readings for Wednesday 11/9/11can be found on the Lecionary page attached http://www.lectionarypage.net/YearA_RCL/Pentecost/AProp28_RCL.html.
However, in the interest of time we agreed to limit our discussion in order to view and discuss the 3rd module of "It's a Wonderful Life." That said the third servant's desire to play it safe and not take risks are an interesting segue to this Jesus Goes to the Movies segment:
To whom or what do we turn when we think we are at the "end of our rope?" By now George know that his hopes and dreams will never be realized. Don't ask him in these scenes if it's a wonderful life.